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Bailey, William H.
Age: 18, credited to Swanton, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 12/16/63, m/i 12/16/63, Pvt, Co. H, 1st VT CAV, pow, Ashland, 6/1/64, Andersonville, prld, n.d., tr to Co. B, 6/21/65, m/o 7/3/65
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Birth: 04/15/1844, Milton, VT
Burial: Laporte Cemetery, Morristown, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 17133410
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 3/27/1867; widow Catherine, 11/15/1915, IA, not approved
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)
Remarks: Pension also lists Cos. F & B, 43th NY INF
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Laporte Cemetery, Morristown, VT
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Morrisville Messenger: April 5, 1916
DEATH OF WILLIAM BAILEY
The funeral of William Bailey, who died at the home of his son, Henry C. Bailey of the west part of town, will be held from his late home Thursday at 1 p.m. He had been in failing health for the past year, death resulting from heart trouble.
At the age of 17 years and 5 months he enlisted in Co. F., 43rd regiment, N.Y. Infantry (sic) and was later taken prisoner, being confined to Andersonville prison for some time.
The deceased leaves three children, H. C. Bailey of Morristown, E. H. Bailey of Waterville, and Mrs. James Boylan of Morrisville, also 14 grandchildren. His wife and daughter, Mrs. William McNassor, died a year ago.
Mr. Bailey was born in Milton, April 15, 1844, and always lived there until 13 years ago, when he moved to Wolcott where he resided until coming to live with his son, H. C. Bailey, three years ago.
Submitted by: Deanna French.